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Theses/Dissertations from 1976

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Bayesian inquiry: an approach to the use of experts, King G. Yee (Dissertation)

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Contributions to Tualatin Ethnography: Subsistence and Ethnobiology, Henry B. Zenk (Thesis)

Theses/Dissertations from 1975

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House Bill 1302 : An Armistice in the Fish War on the Columbia, Emery Lewellyn Albertson (Thesis)

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Effect of stressful and "neutral" moving images and still images on dreaming, Elizabeth Anne Anderson (Thesis)

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Articulation Error Rates for Oral Reading Tasks in Children with Developmental Apraxia of Speech, Kenneth Jerry Arkell (Thesis)

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A comparison of socialization and the current attitudes towards personal and feminist issues of women over 65, Gayle Austin and Anna Belle Sime (Thesis)

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Is there a case for in-kind income transfers?: an analysis of the low-income housing and food stamp programs, Judy Barmack (Dissertation)

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Evaluation of the Admissions Process at Portland State University School of Social Work : Prediction and Performance, Paula Bates Mike, Nancy J. Sharff, and Barbara Lynn Wolochow (Thesis)

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A Study of the Relationship Between Overt Behavior and: I) TAT Fantasy Aggression and the Stimulus Properties of Selected TAT Cards, II) Self-Report Measures of Aggression and Guilt, III) TAT Fantasy Aggression, Self-Report Measures and Personal Data, Christine Ruth Bauman and David James Leitner (Thesis)

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A study of battered children in Santa Barbara, California, Carol Lynne Beastrom (Thesis)

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Self and Ideal-Self Concepts in a Prison Population: (1) Self and Ideal-Self Patterns of Violent and Non-Violent Offenders, (2) Self and Ideal-Self Concepts in Relation to Time Served Within a Prison, Alison Prince Berman and James W. Kushmuk (Thesis)

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The teaching of history in the secondary schools of Australia, Richard Townley Blaine (Thesis)

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New Odessa, 1882-1887: United we stand, divided we fall, Helen E. Blumenthal (Thesis)

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Studies in transition metal chemistry, Steven David Brown (Thesis)

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The effect of human activity on the middle course of the Tualatin River, Oregon, Lolita M. Carter (Dissertation)

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Contrasting Cultural Orientations among the Indian, Chinese, and Euro-American Peoples and Some Effects on Intercultural Communication, Gregory See-Chay Chan (Thesis)

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A Study of Student Clinicians' Behaviors in Response to Feedback from the Analysis of Behaviors of the Clinician (ABC) System, Susan Kay Clare (Thesis)

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Shaping of Marital Interaction: a Clinical-Research Approach, Cynthia Luders Clay (Thesis)

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A study of runaways from six residential treatment agencies, Loris Colbath, Carolyn Krugel Graf, Carol McKinnon, and Jean NewComb (Thesis)

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A Study to Differentiate Between Runaways and Non-runaways Among Juveniles Reported Missing, Neil E. Crannell and Patricia A. Hoffman (Thesis)

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Obesity : Two Behavioral Approaches to Weight Reduction, Albert Blake Davidson (Thesis)

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The predictive validity of a police officer selection program, Neil Bingham Davidson (Thesis)

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Martin Luther's concept of the church : its implications for the layman, William W. Dean (Thesis)

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An Analysis of Professional Roles & Career Patterns of Portland State University School of Social Work graduates, 1964-1975, B. Michael Des Camp and Howard H. Marshack (Thesis)

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Criteria and Outcome of C. S. D. Foster Home and Residential Placements of Court-referred Adolescents, Joan Dickey (Thesis)

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Private pensions and the free market, John Louis Dobra (Thesis)

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Effects of colors, noun position, and verb proximity on the acquisition of direct objects, Ronald Michael Dohr (Thesis)

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National efficiency and social planning in Britain, 1914-1921, Norman Richard Eder (Thesis)

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A Methodology for Evaluating the Efficacy of the Placement Procedures of The Dalles Community Attention Home, Marion Elliott, Phil Evanshenko, Michael Hendricks, Erma Mootry, and Nancy Webster (Thesis)

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The relationship between self-concept and responses of others during a marital crisis, Kathryn Ann Farr (Thesis)

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Drop-out study, Chemawa Indian School, Terry Farrow and Gordon Oats (Thesis)

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The relationship between the housing environment and the child's behavior: strategies for adapting to multi-family housing, Anthony J. Filipovitch (Dissertation)

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The treatment-moral career of clients in a community based treatment program, Charles Edward Forster Jr. (Thesis)

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A preliminary evaluation of the Independent Living Subsidy Program in the Model Cities area, W. Patrick Frawley and Mary Goodwin Gossart (Thesis)

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Attendance at Out-Patient Clinics as a Function of Risk Taking for Alcoholics, John Ketcham Fryer (Thesis)

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A descriptive study regarding perceptions of sex roles in cooperative households, Emily Fultz and Billie Huntwork (Thesis)

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Interactions in the Frequencies of Electric Organ Discharge by Eigenmannia Virescens (Sternopygidae, Pisces) During Social Behavior, Philip Gaddis (Thesis)

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Sentencing: a study of the effects of presentence report recommendations upon the sentencing practices of judges in Multnomah County, Oregon, John George Gardin II (Thesis)

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A comparison of responses between two different socioeconomic groups on the Boehm test of basic concepts, Teri Jones Geist (Thesis)

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The role of zinc in dihydroorotase, Pamela S. Gilchrist (Thesis)

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A Study of the Career Education Program at Mountain View Intermediate School, Beaverton School District #48, Beaverton, Oregon, William Calvin Greene (Thesis)

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Exteroceptive influence on a marihuana induced conditioned taste aversion, Albert William Greenwood (Thesis)

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The Use and Evaluation of Gestalt Techniques in a Program for the Parents of Handicapped Children, Richard Roy Hammond and Robert E. Phillips (Thesis)

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An evaluative study of Yellow Brick Road, Cherry Hartman and Nan Narboe (Thesis)

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Mixed Media Drawings with Emphasis on Ceramic Materials, Timothy Jopseph Harvey (Thesis)

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Construction and implementation of an individualized math program for sixth graders, Lynda Sylvia Hatch (Thesis)

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Chronological Age, Mental Age and Socioeconomic Status Variance in Expressive Preposition Acquisition of Young Children, Arthur J. Heckel (Thesis)

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The morphology of the eye of the purple shore crab, Hemigrapsus nudus, Sharon E. Heisel (Thesis)

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A comparison of concepts of the basic underlying assumptions of the introductory speech communication course in the Oregon community colleges as seen by speech communication faculty and self-reported by students, Vickie L. Hilgemann (Thesis)

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Structure vs. Meaning in Subliminal Perception, Margaret Anne Callan Hoisington (Thesis)

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Variations of the form and image of the modern hero, Lee Hunt (Thesis)

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Social Workers' Attitudes About Poverty, Trudy Hussmann (Thesis)

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An Exploratory Study of the Role of Research in Social Work at Portland State University, Jo Mackay Imeson and Audrey Englebardt Zalutsky (Thesis)

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Indian Alcoholism on Reservations, Cleora E. Jackson (Thesis)

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A comparative study of the relative incidence of various vocal parameters among Black and white college females, Barbara Kuhl Jacobs (Thesis)

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Marx on population: a critical review including a comparison to Malthus and a new perspective on Marx, David Orval Jermain (Thesis)

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Assessment of Short Term Behavioral Changes in Emotionally Handicaped Children Enrolled in a Special Education Program, James S. Johnston and Karen Shilling (Thesis)

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Reconciliation and reunion, Myron K. Jordan (Thesis)

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Implications of American missionary presence in 19th and 20th century Iran, Linda Colleen Karimi (Thesis)

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The Dynamics of an HCP Crystal with a Substitutional Defect, Pramod C. Karulkar (Thesis)

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A survey and critical analysis of current literature on the post audit of capital expenditure, Gene Albert Katke (Thesis)

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A comparative study of the reponses by varying socioeconomic groups on general knowledge and categorization tasks, Margo I. Keller (Thesis)

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The application and evaluation of goal attainment scaling to the Janis drug treatment program, Steven W. Kilber and Carol E. Swanson (Thesis)

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A descriptive study of previously institutionalized educable mentally retarded adults residing in Multnomah County, Oregon, Susan J. Kiley, Jeffrey D. Sher, and Richard C. Sunshine (Thesis)

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Recovery from Stuttering in a Sample of Elementary School Children, Carol Deno Kimball (Thesis)

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Effects of Antifibroblast Antiserum on Cells Derived from Fibroblast Outgrowth of Human Prostatic Tissues, Eva Shang-Lian King (Thesis)

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Performance of adolescent autistic males on the Michigan picture language inventory, Marcia Sharril Kline (Thesis)

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Marital Status as a Discriminator and Treatment Variable among Female Alcoholics, James C. Knapp (Thesis)

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Truman's election in 1948, Mary Peter Kump (Thesis)

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The effects of low, moderate, and high self-disclosure on electromyographic, psychogalvanic, and attitudinal response, Jonathan I. Lange (Thesis)

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A Voice Incidence Study: Portland, Oregon, Ann Lynn Laskey (Thesis)

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Computer Aided Design for Fluidic Sequential Circuits of Fundamental Mode, Yau-Hwang Lee (Thesis)

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Freedom and Necessity in the Development of Marx's Thought, Isa Maria Leib (Thesis)

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An Identification of Important Management, Administrative, and Planning Skills and Knowledge Essential to Middle-managers Present Positions in a Variety of Urban and Rural Social Welfare Settings in Oregon, Patricia Victoria Leonard (Thesis)

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A Functional Analysis of the Effects of a Token Economy Program on Attending Behavior in Children and Subsequent Test Performance, Kay Delores Lillig Cotter (Thesis)

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A Conditioning Model for the McCollough Effect, Andreas D. Lord (Thesis)

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Counseling needs of mastectomy patients: Reach to Recovery Program, Elaine Lowe (Thesis)

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A program to teach awareness of stress, Catherine Collins Lu (Thesis)

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Teaching language to hearing impaired children who have had no previous language experience, Catherine Collins Lu (Thesis)

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An exploration of the feelings and attitudes of women separated from their children due to incarceration, Dorothy Lundberg, Ann Sheekley, and Therese Voelker (Thesis)

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Toward a theory of child abuse: a review of the literature, Marc F. Maden (Thesis)

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Role exits among the aged, Nancy Whitelaw Mancini (Thesis)

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Towards the integration of the historical and structural theories of urban form, David Tilford Martin (Thesis)

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Alternative Methods for the Analysis of Curves, Randi Christine Martin (Thesis)

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The Development of an Evaluational Process for the Group Home Project of the Northeast Multnomah District of Childrens Service Division, Lucinda E. McKitrick, Richard S. Barasch, and Lon J. Lembert (Thesis)

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The congressional decision to build the Panama Canal: the influence of Senators John Tyler Morgan, Marcus Alonzo Hanna and others, and the role of the Walker report, Andrew Scott Merrifield (Thesis)

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Location of Dyspraxic Characteristics in Children with Severe "Functional" Articulation Disorders, Sara Miller Mitcham (Thesis)

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Problem oriented case planning, Jack A. Morgan (Thesis)

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A Study of Local Union Business Agents in Portland, Oregon Area, Lillian L. Morrison (Thesis)

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Development of an Observation Instrument to Assess Behavior, Scott Marshall Nay (Thesis)

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The Distribution of the Deer Mouse, Peromyscus Maniculatus, on the Oregon Side of the Columbia River Gorge, Ronald P. Neilson (Thesis)

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What Indians think an Indian is : a study of personal and educational attitudes, Susan W. Oliver and Christine L. Peterson (Thesis)

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Validation of the Preschool Speech and Language Screening Test, Susan Jane Packouz (Thesis)

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Pretesting a questionnaire at the Solo Center on the impact of divorce on children and parents, Shirley Anne Paetzhold (Thesis)

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Biochemical Description of a Lava Tube Lake in Southeast Oregon, John Edward Palmer (Thesis)

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A Biochemical Analysis of Viscin from Arceuthobium Tsugense, Peter J. Paquet (Thesis)

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Lesbian Marriage, Sandi Parks (Thesis)

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A Cross Validation of Leary's Level I-M Assessment Method, Bruce Leroy Purvine (Thesis)

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The Development of Four English Inflections in the Speech of Educable Mentally Retarded Adolescents, Nancy Barton Richard (Thesis)

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Charles E. Borden: his formulation and testing of archaeological hypotheses, Ellen Wallace Robinson (Thesis)